Fox & Friends cites Frederick Douglass and Tupac Shakur to complain about the NFL donating money to social justice causes

Fox & Friends cites Frederick Douglass and Tupac Shakur to complain about the NFL donating money to social justice causes

Rachel Campos-Duffy: "In my opinion, social justice causes is sort of code word for Marxist causes"

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From the December 4 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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RACHEL CAMPOS-DUFFY (CO-HOST): The NFL's multimillion dollar bribe to stop players from protesting is backfiring. At least 25 players either sitting, kneeling, or raising a fist during the national anthem during Sunday football games. 

BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): All right, this comes after the NFL agreed last week to commit $89 million to so-called social justice program and those causes in hopes of stopping the protests.

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CAMPOS-DUFFY: A hundred million dollars is a lot of money. And, in my opinion, social justice causes is sort of code word for Marxist causes, organizations, probably, that just encourage minorities and inner-city kids to think they're victims versus empowering them. 

[...]

CAMPOS-DUFFY: Frederick Douglass also said "it's easier to build strong children than to repair broken men," which goes to your point that this would have been better, this money would have been spent better going to programs that help build up the black family, which is so broken right now. 

AMANDA HEAD: Yeah. We need two-parent households? All of these black players, I know that they like to hold pop culture figures up, as well as other athletes. So Tupac Shakur did an interview in the '90s where he talks about how he would have been a much different and better man if he had had a father in his household. And at the root of all of this, it comes down to the breakdown of the family which doesn't exist to the degree that it used to in black communities. 

Related:

AP: NFL committing $90 million to social justice causes

Previously:

Echoing Fox & Friends, Trump blasts NFL player for sitting during national anthem

Tucker Carlson: Protesting NFL players were "giving the rhetorical finger to the country that made them rich"

Fox & Friends hosts are outraged at black NFL players kneeling, but laugh at white MLB player in a flag Speedo

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